Business Research for Decision Making

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American InterContinental University

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.
500 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA 30328

MGT 600
BUSINESS RESEARCH FOR DECISION MAKING

ASSIGNMENT: Assignment 5
SUBMITTED TO: DR. CRAIG GUSTIN
SUBMITTED BY: Charity Major
DATE: 7/25/2012
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CERTIFICATION OF AUTHORSHIP: I certify that I am the author of this paper and that any assistance I received in its preparation is fully acknowledged and disclosed in the paper. I have also cited any sources from which I used data, ideas, words, either quoted directly or paraphrased. I also certify that this paper was prepared by me especially for this course.

STUDENT’S SIGNATURE: ________Charity Major_______________

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a. Experimental Pre- test Mean 145 and 130
Control Post Prost- test Mean 145 and 140
b. If the differences in the change in means between treatment and control group post treatment as the estimate of the treatment will affects the treatment and control groups. There are no other differences apart from the treatment, a very strong assumption with non-experimental data. A weaker assumption is that any differences in the change in means between treatment and control groups are the result of the treatment the difference in differences estimator which will change the outcome of the treatment group. c. The two month results may be far high then the two day treatment. d. No, because on inaccurate number of outliers for the variable. e. To increase the potential of the drug I would advertise and do a lot of group surveys in order to get a good positive result. f. There are many types and variations of blood pressure treatment. Ranging from weight loss to powerful medications and medical interventions, it is important to understand the rationale, methods, and goals of high pressure treatment. This will determine whether there is a difference...
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